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This work was followed a year later by Adios Mariquita Lindaanother anthology of chronicles that maintained aghada same tendencies of his previous works.

In the middle of the ceremony, Lemebel and Casas appeared offering Zurita a crown of thorns that the poet did not accept. Once the news went around of his passing, countless newspapers paid tribute and condolences. In his works, Lemebel addresses Chilean Marginalization with some autobiographical references.

Around this time he decided to abandon his paternal last name, Mardones, and begin using that of his mother, Lemebel. Pedro was heavily connected with the color red, but not with the red of the political party, but with the red of blood.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Their appearances were usually surprising, provocative and demonstrated an aspect of counter culture. Josephina Alemparte, editor of Seal Planet, declared that the book was going to be presented in the book fair of Santiago but for health reasons this was postponed. He was well-known and recognized for his extravagant personality and for referring to himself as a “queen.

Zanjon de La Aguada

Their work crossed over into performances, transvestism, photography, video and various art installations. This page was last edited on 5 Septemberat Since the year he began to mention agiada interviews that he was writing a new novel intended for release in or to be published by the Planet editorial.


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He entered the meeting in high heels and with makeup on his face depicting an hammer and sickle extending from his mouth to his left eyebrow. Pedro Lemebel passed away on January 23, in Santiago, Chile of laryngeal cancer.

Inhe disrupted a meeting of Chile’s left wing groups opposed to Augusto Pinochet ‘s dictatorship. He returned to writing in the s starting with series of urban chronicles that was published in Zanojn newspapers, magazines and read on the radio. Lemebel was born as Pedro Mardones Lemebel, but when he decided to take the last name of his mother, was the first big political decision that reaffirmed his commitment towards his homosexual side, a side that was later incorporated into his literary works.

This name uses Spanish naming customs: For the presentation of the book, Lemebel arrived in a red dress with a feathered headdress, at a ceremony with many people that was public with politicians, filmmakers, journalists and a few writers. This performing duo made appearances sabotaging book launches, art expositions and even political discussions.

Lemebel was widely known as a communist. Pedro Segundo Mardones Lemebel 21 November — 23 January was an oa gay Chilean essayist, chronicler, and novelist.

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AIDS Chroniclesa piece of 31 short texts and images that detailed the journey of a group of marginalized gay youths in Chile through the period of dictatorship to the outbreak of AIDS. The next year they appeared in the Cariola theater during a meeting of intellectuals with presidential candidate Patricio Aylwin, whom the following year would be elected the first president of Chile after the restoration of democracy and the end of the dictatorship.


He died of laryngeal cancer in January In he published his third book of chronicles titled “De Perlas y Cicatrizes” which was composed mostly of the stories he told on the radio program. Both writers often turned into agents of their own text and created an interpretation from homosexual reality and an interruption of institutional discussions during the age of the dictator.

He was nominated for Chile’s National Literature Prize in In the late s, Lemebel chose to be identified by his maternal name which was Lemebel as his choice for surname.

His works are usually tragic-comedies and aggressive, in constant rejection of right wing politics zanjkn the Chilean upper class.

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Earlier in his career, Lemebel had zanion workshops of the Society zanmon Chilean Writers and gained the friendship of some feminist writers such as Pia Barros [4] who later helped published his first book, Incontables. In he published his first novel Tengo Miedo Torero a difficult story of contextualized love during the attempt on the life of Augusto Pinochet September 7, He gained international recognition with his novel Tengo miedo torero which was the first book translated into English.

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